Fly with me | Curio

Fly with me

26 mins | Oct 13, 2020

Jet-age glamour was more than just aesthetic. Its promise of motionless movement reshaped perception of time and space, explains Professor Vanessa R Schwartz in Aeon magazine. "The jet defined an age not because it gave people a new view from above but because it transformed subjective experience", she argues.

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From Aeon